The Resource War of the Worlds : Orson Welles' "War of the worlds", radio play by Howard Koch, (sound recording)

War of the Worlds : Orson Welles' "War of the worlds", radio play by Howard Koch, (sound recording)

Label
War of the Worlds : Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Title
War of the Worlds
Title remainder
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Statement of responsibility
radio play by Howard Koch
Title variation
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Creator
Contributor
Author
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This famous broadcast of the Wells story, moved to Grovers Mill, NJ, and updated with news bulletin simulations, panicky reporters announcing blackouts, explosions and deaths, evacuation instructions, etc., convinced millions of Americans that Earth was being invaded by Martians
Member of
Accompanying matter
historical information
Cataloging source
FQG
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Mercury Theatre on the air (Radio program)
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Koch, Howard
Date time place
"The actual broadcast by the Mercury Theatre on the air as heard over the Columbia Broadcasting System, October 30, 1938"--Container
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
drama
PerformerNote
Starring Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre Group
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1915-1985
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Mercury Theater (New York)
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  • Wells, H. G.
  • Radio programs
  • Science fiction
Label
War of the Worlds : Orson Welles' "War of the worlds", radio play by Howard Koch, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Longines Symphonette Society: SY 5251 (also on label: LW 401)
  • Radio drama
  • Script by Howard Koch, based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released by arrangement with Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27690974
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • SY 5251
  • LW 401
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
War of the Worlds : Orson Welles' "War of the worlds", radio play by Howard Koch, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Longines Symphonette Society: SY 5251 (also on label: LW 401)
  • Radio drama
  • Script by Howard Koch, based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released by arrangement with Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27690974
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • SY 5251
  • LW 401
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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